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Glenmorangie 10-year-old

Overall rating
79.91/100
votes
1278
Whiskybase ID
WB663
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Original
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st & 2nd Fill American White Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L12 032 09:38 6ML
Barcode
5010494560282
Added on
04 Nov 2007 5:24 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 38.29

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Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie 10-year-old

185 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.91 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    There must be some batch variation here judging by the scores, I also think some people are too harsh on Glenmorangie 10 year, it is almost fashionable to knock its quality these days, I have got this at 88 points before now and having some from a new bottle yeah its not earth shattering but it does the basics very well, and it is balanced and for £30 much better quality than some of the manufactured rubbish NAS kicking around now.
    I still like this, a great session malt and I always enjoy it and sod it on the strength of the latest bottles 85.86 points for this one, if it had more depth of profile I would score it higher.
    Drinking whisky is all about enjoyment and I always enjoy this.
    This is a good session malt
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Apples, baking spices, floral, perfume, grass climbing, citrus, sweet fruits, honey notes on nose.

    Sweet, vanilla, apples, honey, citrus, caramel, cream, fruits note on nose.

    Short finish with spices, apples, vanilla, oak and honey notes.

  3. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 80 points Super Administrator

    Light, accessible and rather undemanding - that's probably the best way to describe Glenmorangie's 10-year-old entry-level Single Malt. Matured exclusively in ex-bourbon casks, the nose is fresh and clean with unripe, sour fruits (green apples and grapes), vanilla cream and honey. With water, some herbal/minty notes start to emerge. On the palate, it arrives spirity and aromatic with citrus fruits, pears and nutmeg, turning more dry and bitter in the development. The finish is of medium length, nutty and mildly spicy. Solid average but nothing special.

    RATING: 3.0/5.0 stars ≙ 80 pts → AVERAGE
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Falnor scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    Quite easy, drinkable, not very special but affordable. A fair combination for this entry level malt
    • Nose
      Sweet spring apples and citrus fruit like orange and lime. Honey and cereals with some butter.
    • Taste
      Again the apples and vanilla with honey and cream. A little fudge. Not so complex and quite the easy drinker.
    • Finish
      Short finish. At the end slightly spicy, but the sweet vanilla with citrus is the main part.

  5. erwinnlim scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    A very accessible and well balanced entry level whisky. Value (£26) : 8/10
    • Nose
      Green apples and pears, vanilla, some light floral notes as well. No alcohol burn. Very light and pleasant
    • Taste
      Thin on the palate but a good balance of caramel sweetness and oak spice from the ex-bourbon barrels.
    • Finish
      Not much in the finish, it is short and pleasant but nothing more

  6. wbarchive_875995 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    There are no particular complaints to him, but it's hard to call him memorable.
    • Nose
      Flower meadow, freshly cut grass, fresh yellow apples, honey, vanilla and white grapes.
    • Taste
      Light bitter-sour base of citrus zest, followed by ripe apples, easy, transparent, a piece of wood, a little bitterness of dandelion petals.
    • Finish
      Dry, short, empty, hay and vanilla.

  7. HammerHead scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      77 77

  8. Dris scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      76 76

  9. Don Cassi scored this whisky 69 points Expert Junior

    Classic whisky profile: superficially honey, a little vanilla and a touch of malt. Due to the 40% relatively pleasant but unfortunately too boring.
    Length: 3/10

    Certainly well suited for the entry into the Scottish whisky world, but too boring for the experienced connoisseur.

    Grade: 3+

  10. The_Osprey scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    Glenmorangie 10. Rating from Dec 2018. Aroma is honeycomb, vanilla and toffee. Taste - very smooth malt, rounded and boozy, vanilla wafers, buttery vanilla oak with a salty-spicy-woody finish. A smooth and basic crowd pleaser. Perfectly fine - solid but generic. 3.1/74

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